Voting is now underway for the tenth annual Clinton County Reads. Ballots may be downloaded for printing at the bottom of this page and dropped off or mailed to the Wilmington Public Library, Blanchester Public Library, or Sabina Public Library, Selections may also be submitted to the Clinton County Reads Facebook page or via e-mail at email@example.com. The deadline for submitting entries is November 30.
Below is the list of nominated titles.
Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
Dr. Gawande, an Ohio native and renowned surgeon, examines the role of medicine at the end of life, arguing that the ultimate goal is not a good death, but a good life — all the way to the end.
Black Boy by Richard Wright
This classic memoir traces the author’s coming of age in the Jim Crow-era South, where he struggled to survive to young adulthood. Wright’s own experiences chart a disturbing record of social injustice and human suffering.
The Circle by Dave Eggers
A Cautionary tale that depicts life at the
Circle, the world’s most powerful internet company. The story is seen through the eyes of Mae Holland, a new hire who, for better or worse, quickly works her way through the ranks.
Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
A gripping novel by an Ohio native that
explores the divisions between cultures and uncovers the ways in which mothers and daughter, fathers and sons, and husbands and wives struggle to understand each other.
The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert
The author draws on the work of geologists, botanists, marine biologists, and other
researchers to discuss the fiv e devastating mass extinctions on Earth and to predi ct the coming of a sixth.